Self-Isolation Support Grant

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This is an application to apply for a taxable £500 Self-Isolation Support Grant.

To qualify for a payment you must:

  • have been told to self-isolate by Test and Protect Scotland (or equivalent service from elsewhere in the UK); or
  • have been notified by the Protect Scotland app (or equivalent app) to self-isolate and this requirement can be individually verified; or
  • be the identified appropriate parent or primary carer of a child under 16 who has been required by the Test and Protect Service (or equivalent service) or a school-based Incident Management Team notification to self-isolate
  • be the identified appropriate carer of a person over 16 who has been required by the Test and Protect Service (of equivalent service), local public health director or a local Incident Management Team notification to self-isolate.

In addition you must:

  • be employed or self-employed
  • have reduced earnings because you're unable to work from home
  • are assessed as having a low income, either:
  • be in receipt of a qualifying benefit, have been awarded but not yet received payment of, or would have an entitlement should an application be made
  • (or) be an individual who's gross income (before deductions) is less than £1,543.75 per month (£356.25 per week)
  • (or) your net household income (after tax, national insurance and pension contributions) is less than the amount stated for your family size. (as shown below)
  Monthly Weekly
Single with no children £1,456.31 £336.07
Single with one child £2,577.27 £594.75
Single with two children £3,243.02 £748.38
Single with three children £4,255.10 £981.94
Couple with no children £1,821.69 £420.39
Couple with one child £2,942.65 £679.07
Couple with two children £3,608.40 £748.38
Couple with three children £4,620.48 £1,066.26

We may require evidence from you to demonstrate that you qualify for the payment.This form will time out with 20 minutes of inactivity